WATCH: Papelbon Goes For Harper's Throat In Nationals' DugoutWhile the Mets await their first postseason appearance since 2006, the Nationals continue to fall apart.
Marlins Beat Nats In D.C.; Mets' Lead In NL East Back To 8 GamesJustin Bour hit a three-run homer during a four-run fifth inning as Miami beat the Nationals 6-4 on Thursday.
Mets Fans Bombard Bryce Harper's Instagram Page With 'LGM' PostsNationals star right fielder Bryce Harper -- who said last month that he doesn't care about how the Mets are playing -- is hearing it from fans on social media.
Bryce Harper On Mets' Recent Play: 'I Really Don't Care'The Mets are hoping that the last series of the season -- which could end up being massively important -- won't have any bearing on the postseason.
Wilmer Flores Saves Day, Homers In 12th For 3-1 Mets Victory Over NationalsNew fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night.
New Mets Reliever Tyler Clippard On The Nats: 'They're Beatable'Now with the Amazin's, the 30-year-old is chasing his former team. And he sees no reason why the Mets can't catch Bryce Harper and Co.
Parnell Implodes In 8th, Mets Suffer Worst Loss Of The SeasonMichael Taylor had a two-run single in the eighth inning, Danny Espinosa followed with an RBI double and the Washington Nationals rallied from three runs down to beat the Mets 4-3 on Wednesday.
WATCH: What Just Happened To Yunel Escobar?Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar went down swinging -- literally -- in Wednesday's game against the Mets.
Collins Frustrated By Offensive Woes As Mets Fall Back In EastAs manager Terry Collins knows all too well by now, it's tough to get victories day in and day out if you don't manage to get runners home.
Yankees Trade David Carpenter To Nats For Minor Leaguer Tony RendaCarpenter was designated for assignment by the Yankees on June 3, after going 0-1 with a 4.82 ERA in 22 games this season.
Yankees Let Winning Streak Slip Away, Lose Miller To Forearm InjuryDenard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees' seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.
Little Sandman: Nats Draft Mariano Rivera III In 4th Round Of MLB DraftIona College right-hander Mariano Rivera III, son of the former Yankees closer, was drafted in the fourth round Tuesday by the Washington Nationals.